Posts Tagged East Asia

Tuktamysheva wins free skate, US claims World Team Trophy

Members of the U.S. team, from left in front low, Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold, Alexa Scimeca, Madison Chock, from left in the background, Jason Brown, Max Aaron, Chris Knierm and Evan Bates pose for photographers as they celebrate their winning at the World Team Trophy of Figure Skating in Tokyo, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

TOKYO (AP) — World champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia was first in the women’s free skate on Saturday but the United States held on to win the World Team Trophy.

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Kiradech lets big lead slip to 2 shots in Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a 4-under 68 to take the lead after the third round at the inaugural Shenzhen International on Saturday, though he let a five-shot advantage slip to two strokes with a double bogey-bogey on this final two holes.

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Sei Young Kim takes third-round lead in Hawaii

Sei Young Kim, of South Korea, chips onto the third green in the third round of the LPGA Lotte Championship golf tournament at Ko Olina Golf Club, Friday, April 17, 2015, in Kapolei, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Sei Young Kim shot a 2-under 70 on Friday in wind gusting to 30 mph to take a one-stroke lead in the Lotte Championship.

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Hanyu leads Japan to 2nd place at World Team Trophy

Jason Brown of the United States performs during the men's free skating at the World Team Trophy Figure Skating Championships in Tokyo, Friday, April 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

TOKYO (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu won the men’s free skate Friday as Japan pulled to within four points of the United States at the World Team Trophy.

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Uihlein shoots 68 in gusty conditions to lead in Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Peter Uihlein made five birdies in gusty conditions and shot a 4-under 68 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Shenzhen International.

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